Fox Sports Net Notes & Quotes

Sox Save Greg Dickerson’s Job – Fox Sports Net To Follow Hometown Cowboys To Bay Area For Divisional Series

Mohegan Sun’s New England Sports Tonight to Have Reports Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from Oakland; 11-year-old Nashua Telegraph Columnist Ricky Hanson to Weigh-in on Sox Chances


Two weeks ago, NEST host Greg Dickerson said, “I’ll quit my job if the Red Sox don’t make the playoffs.” The Sox clincher on Thursday night saved Dickerson, and just like the Sox he’ll be around for the Divisional Series.

NEST will begin the week with a recap of Patriots action in Washington. Regular Monday guests Glenn Ordway of WEEI at 6:30 p.m. and Patriots defensive end Richard Seymour at 6:30 and 10 p.m. will provide their insight.

NEST will focus on Red Sox the rest of the week, pouring over the Red Sox postseason roster and evaluating the Sox chances against the A’s. NEST coverage of the Sox postseason run will include a special appearance by 11 year-old Nashua Telegraph Red Sox columnist Ricky Hanson who will debate host Gary Tanguay in “Extra Points” Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m.. NEST will also have reports from Oakland on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday by Steve Buckley, Sean McAdam and Tony Massarotti.


Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn begin Fox Sports Net’s 23rd season of Boston Celtics basketball with a special half-hour season preview. Road to 17 will examine the state of the Boston Celtics and the recent changes in the organization, including new ownership and new management. Tommy and Mike will also look back at the two previous seasons in which the C’s won three playoff series and offer their analysis on the challenges that lie ahead.

Included in the special:

  • Heinsohn goes one-on-one with new Executive Director of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge to discuss the Celtics three new additions, the returnees, and the strategy for the future
  • An exclusive interview with Celtics owner Stephen Pagliuca
  • An exclusive interview with Bill Walton taped at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Interviews with Paul Pierce, Antoine Walker and other members of the 2003-04 Boston Celtics

Road to 17 will premier on Fox Sports Net on September 29 at 7:30 p.m. and be repeated on Thurs., Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m.; Wed., Oct. 8, 11:30 p.m.; Fri., Oct. 10, 8:00 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.; Wed., Oct. 15, 11:30 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 18, 10:15 p.m.; Wed., Oct. 22, 5:30 p.m.; Fri., Oct. 24, 11:30 p.m.; and Tues., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m..


Former Lions and Bears quarterback Erik Kramer makes it official as he joins the panel of experts on FSN’s ULTIMATE FANTASY FOOTBALL SHOW to sit alongside former NFL quarterback Warren Moon, Fox Sports Radio personality Andrew Siciliano and host Patrick O’Neal.

Fox Sports Net offers the 12 million fantasy football managers the ultimate destination for late-breaking information, the best insight on the fantasy game and spotlights hidden gems to pick up off the free agent wire. FSN’s ULTIMATE FANTASY FOOTBALL SHOW is a 30-minute weekly show devoted exclusively to fantasy league players, airing Sat. nights at 11:30 P.M. local time and repeating Sun. mornings at 10:30 AM ET/7:30 AM PT.

NASCAR PROGRAMMING ON FSN – “On the Road” with Dale Jarrett

TOTALLY NASCAR – On Thursday’s special episode of “Road Trip,” TOTALLY NASCAR heads down to Ericsson Stadium to spend some time with Dale Jarrett and the Carolina Panthers. Led by Steve Byrnes and Sean Pragano, this episode features the many athletic talents of this former Winston Cup champion and two-time Daytona 500 winner as well as his thoughts on the 2003 NASCAR season.

FSN’s half-hour weekday NASCAR information program, TOTALLY NASCAR brings viewers the most comprehensive coverage each weeknight for the entire NASCAR season. Airing Mon. thru Fri. at 6:00 P.M. local time from the studio in Charlotte, with Byrnes hosting the show and reports from Pragano and Krista Voda.

NASCAR THIS MORNING – Airing in its new time slot at 11:00 AM ET and loaded with 90 minutes of up-to-the-minute racing news and trackside analysis, Fox Sports Net’s pre-race program NASCAR THIS MORNING previews this Sunday’s race from the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. Filling in for Barry Dodson, guest crew chief Bill Ingle will get us up to date on the new restrictor plate, roof hatches and spoiler angles for this weekend. Also, Michael Waltrip takes us driving – on the golf course.

The show is hosted by John Roberts along with in-studio analyst and driver Chad Little. Plus, Voda, Pragano and Winston Kelley provide up-to-the minute reports live from the track.

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